Conscious Mind in the Physical World
- Publish Date: 1990-07-14
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: E. J. Squires;Euan J. Squires
This book considers the concept of consciousness and its relationship to the physical world. It discusses whether animals and machines can be conscious and examines the philosophical background to the idea of consciousness and free-will, including a consideration of realism, materialism and idealism. The book also discusses quantum theory and examines the quantum revolution and the evolution from classical physics to the standard model.It then goes on to consider what quantum theory means and how the topic of quantum physics is related to the conscious mind. In addition to this the text discusses the concept of time and memory and the idea of truth.